UPDATE: Augusta man dead after shooting on First Street

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
The shooting happened around 6 p.m. at 416 First Avenue. (WRDW-TV / Aug. 21,2012)

The shooting happened around 6 p.m. at 416 First Avenue. (WRDW-TV / Aug. 21,2012)

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Richmond County Coroner's Office has confirmed a man is dead after a shooting Tuesday evening.

Now, investigators are looking for the man who opened fire.

The coroner says 65-year-old Joseph Williams Jr. was pronounced dead at 6:30 p.m. after being shot at 416 First Avenue.

Williams was pronounced dead at Georgia Health Sciences. An autopsy will be performed in the morning.

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